02.03.2020

Restricting short-term loans in Virginia will hurt consumers

By Rick Manning The Virginia legislature is rushing to pass a bill that would have disastrous consequences for Old Dominion residents. In the coming weeks, a law that would cap at 36 percent the interest rate on short-term loans up to $2,500 and impose other limits on […]

08.29.2018

Elizabeth Warren’s latest attempt to end capitalism

C/O Legal Insurrection By Printus LeBlanc Senator Elizabeth Warren likes to paint herself as a warrior for the little guy and for those that don’t have the money to hire lobbyists in Washington D.C. That may be the image she wishes to portray to the voters ahead of […]

05.11.2018

Time to Rein in Rogue Government Agencies

C/O Constitution.com By Printus LeBlanc Why do many Americans shake their heads in disbelief when asked about the efficiency or the accountability of our federal government? Sadly, it’s because there are so many examples of how federal government agencies or tax-funded government projects work directly against the […]

04.04.2018

Mulvaney Brings Law and Order to the CFPB

By Rick Manning Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is bringing responsibility and transparency to his agency – so of course he is under attack by Democrats. The brainchild of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the CFPB purportedly exists to shield consumers from […]

02.02.2018

How the President and Congress can drain the swamp

By Printus LeBlanc The President gave a unifying and stirring speech this past Tuesday at the State of the Union. There was one line in the speech that mostly went unnoticed by non-DC swamp dwellers but shook the swamp to its core. The President stated, […]

01.19.2018

One year later, President Trump restores limited government, the separation of powers and U.S. economic prosperity

By Robert Romano On Jan. 17, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) took to the floor the U.S. Senate and disgracefully compared President Donald Trump to one-time Soviet dictator Josef Stalin because the President called the fake news publishing stories falsely alleging he is a Russian agent “an enemy of the American people.” Perhaps not appreciating […]

01.11.2018

Mick Mulvaney can end the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Printus LeBlanc A slew of recent reports painted an unflattering picture of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). These are the latest in a long line of suspect actions by the unconstitutional agency. It is time to do something about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) […]

12.15.2017

Is the CFPB run like the Mafia?

By Printus LeBlanc The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been in the news a lot lately, mostly because the former head of the agency Richard Cordray stepped down. However, before stepping down, Cordray believed he had the right to pick his own successor and […]

12.04.2017

By settling lawsuits challenging its existence, CFPB can begin to quietly turn off the lights

By Rick Manning As originally published at http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2017/12/02/by-settling-alawsuits-challenging-its-existence-cfpb-can-begin-to-quietly-turn-off-lights.html The political stunt that former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray tried to pull recently in a failed attempt to name his successor was the culmination of a five-year reign at a rogue agency marked by incompetence and […]

11.29.2017

The President alone gets to fill political vacancies, including at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

By Robert Romano There is no question that President Donald Trump can appoint Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to serve as the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in lieu of Senate confirmation. Under the Constitution, the President alone determines who heads […]

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